One Trip Around the Sun: 2019 Legal Update with JVC
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When: Tuesday, June 18, 2019
11:00 AM
Where: Online Webinar
United States
Contact: Meier Opalek

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Cost: FREE
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One Trip Around the Sun: 2019 Legal Update with JVC
Presented by Tiffany Stevens
President, CEO, and General Counsel of the Jewelers Vigilance Committee


Tiffany StevensIt’s been almost a full year since the Jewelers Vigilance Committee (JVC) released their updated Jewelry Guides after no changes in twenty years. We invite you to join us for this free webinar, as Tiffany Stevens, JVC President and CEO, discusses how these changes have impacted the jewelry industry over the past year. All companies in the jewelry and watch supply chains must know and understand the Jewelry Guides to conduct business in the United States.

Tiffany will also address other impactful changes, including the Wayfair Internet/remote seller sales tax Supreme Court case, FTC enforcement letters for advertising, dealing with undisclosed laboratory-grown diamonds, updated employment laws, and anything else that’s new and pressing.

About the Presenter

Tiffany Stevens is the President, CEO, and General Counsel of the Jewelers Vigilance Committee, a 103-year old trade organization serving the jewelry trade. She currently serves on the Boards of the United States Kimberley Process Authority (USKPA), the United States Jewelry Council (USJC) and The World Jewellery Confederation (CIBJO).

She began her career as an attorney with Paul Hastings LLP, later moving to in-house legal and leadership roles in the private and public sectors. Tiffany is a graduate of the University of Oklahoma and NYU School of Law and member of the California Bar Association.

About the JVC

The JVC supports the entire jewelry industry in offering guidance, education, and support to maneuver through compliance and regulatory complexities. Areas of expertise include Anti-Money Laundering (AML), employment issues, advertising and marketing jewelry under the FTC Jewelry Guides, laboratory-grown diamond issues, intellectual property, responsible sourcing, and much more!





Mission Statement

The American Gem Society (AGS) is a nonprofit trade association of fine jewelry professionals dedicated to setting, maintaining and promoting the highest standards of ethical conduct and professional behavior through education, accreditation, recertification of its membership, gemological standards, and gemological research.

The Society is committed to providing educational products to inform and protect the consumer and to contributing to the betterment of the trade by creating industry standards to protect the jewelry-buying public and the fine jewelry industry as a whole.

AGS Laboratories, founded to support the AGS mission, is a nonprofit diamond grading laboratory with a mission of consumer protection. Adhering to the AGS Diamond Grading Standards, AGS Laboratories is dedicated to offering diamond grading reports that provide consistency and accuracy based on science.

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